Beliefs about the Purpose of Military-style Boot Camps & Notions of the Body’s Capacity for Change

Research Paper Title Military-style fitness boot camps: contested resources in accounting for fatness. Background In this article, the researchers examine the social management of fatness via an analysis of 4 years of participant-observation in military-style fitness boot camps and interviews with camp participants, trainers and organisers/owners. They begin by focusing on popular imagery of the… Read More

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Fitness Boot Camp for People with Disabilities

Attending a fitness boot camp when you live with a disability that affects your mobility might seem like an oxymoron. The high-intensity physical activity that boot camp attendees engage in could not be further from the day to day struggles brought on by living with a disability, right? Not necessarily. If a disability prevents you… Read More

Can Boot Camp Training Get You Into Shape for the Summer?

For many of us that have reached a certain age, one of the keys to health and happiness – the Holy Grail some might say – lies in the ability to lose weight. We have seen pills and potions advertised, plus special diets, many of which claim to guarantee a fat burning process like no… Read More

Boot Camps are for Seniors, Too!

If you are in your 60’s and you are getting less exercise than your doctor recommends, you certainly aren’t alone. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 31 million adults aged 50 or older are inactive, which increases their risk for everything from heart disease to osteoporosis. Seniors who do… Read More

What You Should Know About Boot Camp Neck Injuries

A boot camp fitness regimen is a great way to beef up your body, boost your endurance, and generally feel good about yourself. However, such an extensive form of workout can entail a greater risk of injury. Aside from sprains and strains, there is also a chance of injuring your neck, even if you try… Read More

Wanna Join the Military? Here are Two Ways to Prepare

Being part of the nation’s military force is going to be a great honour. You will be partly responsible for the overall safety of the country and its citizens. But, it is not going to be easy. You really have a lot of preparing to do if you are to succeed as a military professional.… Read More

Enjoy the Benefits of Fitness Boot Camp

These days, many people take their health and fitness extremely seriously. We have become more knowledgeable and more aware of the risks of low fitness levels and an unhealthy lifestyle. With this in mind, many decide to take action to boost both their health and fitness. Some people decide to work on their fitness levels… Read More